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Document ID (ISN)110374
CIS number 09-1320
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rose R.F., Lyons P., Horne H., Wilkinson S.M.
Title A review of the materials and allergens in protective gloves
Bibliographic information Sep. 2009, Vol.61, No.3, p.129-137. 46 ref.
Abstract Substances reported in literature as causing protective glove allergy are presented and for each, the strength of evidence is evaluated. Allergens that have caused both delayed hypersensitivity and contact urticaria are considered for rubber, plastic, leather and textile gloves. The current guidelines regarding glove manufacture are described. A list of materials confirmed by the industry to be used in glove production is presented together with a suggested series for the patch testing of patients with delayed type hypersensitivity and contact urticaria from glove use.
Descriptors (primary) protective gloves; list of chemical substances; allergens
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; vulcanizing agents; vulcanization accelerators; textiles; leather; polymers; biocides; natural rubber; eczema; urticaria; rubber chemicals; sensitizers; skin tests; hypersensitivity; plasticizers; antioxidants; additives
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Hand and arm protection